The Staff Accountant is responsible for analyzing and reconciling various University general ledger and bank accounts along with preparing necessary journal entries. The Accountant will assist with the maintenance of the PCard program and the annual financial and other audits. This position will also maintain and update the fixed asset management system along with tracking capital project expenses.
Employees must understand the mission of Catholic higher education and be committed to the core values, mission, goals and objectives of Holy Family University.
An overview of essential responsibilities:
Analyze and reconcile various general ledger accounts on monthly/quarterly basis.
Analyze and reconcile Accounts Payable subledger.
Reconcile monthly/quarterly bank and investment accounts.
Verify and journalize various payroll and benefit transactions.
Update outstanding check list daily and monthly.
Run health insurance reports and upload entry monthly.
Run PCard reports and journalize monthly entries.
Fixed Asset Management System
Monthly review of purchased assets and CIP.
Enter additional capital items and disposals into FAM.
Reconcile FAM to general ledger.
Prepare and maintain documentation for annual audit.
Education and Experience:
Bachelors’ Degree in related field required.
Minimum of 1 year of experience in relevant field required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong organizational skills and the ability to analyze and resolve issues independently is required.
Strong work ethic required.
Previous experience using general ledger systems, preferred.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to relate to a diverse population and to maintain composure when faced with difficult situations.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply by sending a cover letter that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described above and desired salary, and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Holy Family University seeks to foster an inclusive and healthy educational and work environment based on respect, the dignity of each person and the oneness of the human family. The University prohibits harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and bias incidents in any form, including, but not limited to, those based upon race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws, in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies and practices, financial aid programs, athletic programs, and other school-administered activities and rights and privileges generally accorded or made available to employees and students at the University. Holy Family University complies with Title IX of the U.S. Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities. Holy Family University is dedicated to ensuring an environment free of discrimination or harassment of any kind, and promotes equal opportunity and inclusion in its education programs. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation to the application, and/or interview process should notify Human Resources at email@example.com.
Holy Family University, located in Northeast Philadelphia, and a ministry of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, offers education in the liberal arts and professions through graduate, undergraduate and non-degree programs. Our core values of Family, Respect, Integrity, Service and Responsibility, Learning, and Vision shape the culture and environment in which students learn and employees work. We are proud to provide comprehensive benefits, to support the diverse needs of our employees.